Business Power and Conflict in International Environmental Politics (Paperback)

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This book puts forward a distinctive theoretical approach and analytical framework for studying business as an international actor in the environmental field, and provides detailed case studies of the most important environmental challenges in recent years.

About the Author


ROBERT FALKNER is Lecturer in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, and Associate Fellow of the Energy, Environment and Development Programme at Chatham House. His recent publications include The International Politics of Genetically Modified Food: Diplomacy, Trade and Law (edited)

Praise For…


"Robert Falkner's excellent book addresses a vitally important topic on which the literature is relatively under-developed.  His approach is radically different and directly engages existing explanations of the role of business in global environmental politics. This will certainly mean its appearance on reading lists!" -- John Vogler, Professor of International relations, Keele University, UK 
 
"Falkner's contribution is to demonstrate how accounts of the considerable power and influence of business can remain strongly sensitive to the varied nature of business interests and the particularity of the political circumstances with which they are inevitably enmeshed." -- Dan Greenwood, International Affairs
 
 

Product Details
ISBN: 9780230239302
ISBN-10: 0230239307
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: October 23rd, 2007
Pages: 242
Language: English